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Ingredients for oatmeal banana pumpkin muffins

Banana Oatmeal Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin spice lovers- this is the whole grain, flour free wholesome muffin for you. It's perfect for fall or anytime of the year and can be made with store-bought pumpkin in a can (which is actually...
woman slicing purple vegetable

Action builds momentum

What is one thing that if you did it everyday, would make a hugely positive impact on your health or your life?  Are you doing it everyday? Yes? No? If your answer is "no", we could explore...
Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Revised and updated. Originally posted September 3, 2016. Fresh apples! The smells and flavors of fall. . . apples, cinnamon, cloves, YUM! Fall is my favorite season, hands down. One of the best ways to preserve...
Harvest Vegetable Stew |

7 Slow Cooker Meals You’ll Make Over and Over Again

Revised and updated. Originally posted February 5, 2016. As the air turns cooler in the fall all the way through until springtime, slow cooker meals are a staple in our house. In this post I'll share...
Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Hearty Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Revised and updated. Originally posted November 16, 2012. I LOVE muffins. I'm not talking about the sugary floury blood-sugar spiking ones, but wholesome, fiber, protein, healthy fat, and produce-filled ones. They are versatile, filling, and delicious. They...
yogurt parfait

Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Postbiotics

Sometimes it feels like the field of nutrition is full of ever-changing jargon (and yes, this is me talking as an integrative registered dietitian nutritionist). Prebiotics and probiotics you've likely heard of. What about postbiotics? And...
Ingredients for Spicy Cauliflower and Carrots

Fermented Spicy Cauliflower and Carrots

Fermented vegetables are easy to make, delicious as a snack, side, or appetizer, and last up to a year in your fridge. If you're ready to try your hand at making some fermented spicy cauliflower and...
Fermented Vegetables |

3 important reasons to eat fermented foods and where to find them

Revised and updated. Originally posted March 5, 2016. You may have seen the buzz about fermented foods. . . beverages like kombucha, kvass, and lacto-fermented vegetables like raw sauerkraut, kimchi, and pickles are going beyond health...

What’s draining your energy

Let's take a deep dive into the diet and lifestyle factors that drain your energy. If you missed the post on Energy- what it is and where it comes from, check that out too. Energy and...
Eating for Energy Erin Harner

Energy- what it is and where it comes from

Of all the complaints clients come to me for, low energy is near the top of the list. It's usually not the number one issue (GI complaints take the cake) but when asked what they would...
Apricots as a healthy snack

How to Reassess your Habits

Updated. Post originally published on January 2, 2013. It's important to reassess your habits, especially when life gets busy or your normal schedule or routine gets thrown out of balance. Hello summertime! Goals versus habits Your...
Lacto-Fermented Dill Pickles |

Lacto-Fermented Dill Pickles

The season of veggie abundance is back (thank goodness!) and we have lots and lots of veggies ready for harvest here in upstate NY. When I pick up our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share each week,...

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